You can feel better during your breast cancer treatment.

You can feel better during your breast cancer treatment.

By Dr. Ashley Chauvin ND A common side effect of chemotherapy and radiation is cancer related fatigue (CRF).  58% to 94% of patients with breast cancer experience CRF during treatment, and between 56% and 95% have CRF after they receive adjuvant chemotherapy (1). This...
Over 30? You Should Be Doing THIS For Your Metabolism!

Over 30? You Should Be Doing THIS For Your Metabolism!

Starting at the age of 30, your muscle mass declines at a rate of 3-8% each decade. As you get older, the rate of muscle mass loss gets even faster, clocking in at 5-10% lost each decade after 50 years of age. This means that your lean body mass at age 70 will be8-12...
Your hormones in peri-menopause. What is happening?

Your hormones in peri-menopause. What is happening?

When women think about their transition into menopause, they often assume their hormones either have some slow decline into their fifth decade, or the hormonal carpet gets aggressively ripped out from underneath them on one horrible day. Neither visualizations are...
Screening for Celiac Disease in Type 1 Diabetics

Screening for Celiac Disease in Type 1 Diabetics

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a chronic, autoimmune disease characterized by the destructionof the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. T1D is often diagnosed in childhoodand results in a lifelong need for insulin. Celiac disease (CD), like T1D, is also an...
Early Menopause and Cardiovascular Risk

Early Menopause and Cardiovascular Risk

Women who have experienced early menopause (either surgically from hysterectomy or from early ovarian decline) often make appointments with their health care providers when hot flashes or insomnia start to interfere with their quality of life. Although these symptoms...